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Schomburg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Schomberg in Württemberg or from any of the places called Schaumburg near Hameln in Hesse and in Brandenburg.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Schomberg, Schaumburg, Homburg, Schaumberg, Homberg, Stromberg

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Where is the Schomburg family from?

You can see how Schomburg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schomburg family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Schomburg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Schomburg families living in New York. This was about 41% of all the recorded Schomburg's in USA. New York had the highest population of Schomburg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schomburg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schomburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schomburg. 22% of Schomburg men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Schomburg women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schomburg were Farming and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Farming
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schomburg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schomburg. For the veterans among your Schomburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schomburg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Schomburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Schomburg in 1956 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

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